Framus 5/51 "Studio" (1959)
It has the whole body built with maple and mahogany laminate. Rosewood fretboard.
It is small in size, like a parlor. The neck joins the body at the 14th fret. Long scale of 62.5 cms.
Original pickguard, and bakelite bridge, also original. Fingerboard without binding.
Has adjustable trusrod and original headstock. It also maintains its original frets, which have been reconditioned and are in very good condition, shiny and polished, with no marks.
The guitar has been completely revised and adjusted as necessary so that it can be played comfortably. It works great, sounds great, and holds pitch on all frets.
It is in very good condition, with some marks of its age.
It is strung with 80/20 bronze strings thickness 0.11
"In 1946 Fred Wilfer founded FRAMUS...the name is an acronym forFRAnconianmusical instruments and was designed to draw attention to the fact that the celebrated violin makers of Schönbach had made Franconia their new home.
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